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A New(ish) Track

Here’s something I’ve done a few months ago. Kind of a crossbreed between drum & bass and it’s halfstep variant. (Refuse to use that hipster word!) Meant to rework it a little bit but never got around to doing it for some reason. So today I figured I should just let it go. It is a free download so grab it if you like it.

Some extra notes for the readers of my blog: All basses done inside Renoise using single cycle waveforms and pretty much all other sounds are CDP. I know I’ve been slacking lately but I just got back from holiday and planning to do some new posts soon!

-Emre.

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My Factory Bank for SynthMaster

Hello. I haven’t been able to post much on my blog lately, mainly for 2 reasons: Holiday and a collaboration project with KV331 Audio on their great instrument SynthMaster. SynthMaster is a versatile hybrid softsynth, capable of subtractive, FM, additive, wavetable synthesis and much more.

Now I’m more of a sampling person for sure but I’ve made an exception for SynthMaster as it’s a cool synth that makes sense to me, especially in terms of workflow. It has it’s quirks like anything else but I must admit it really growed on me over time.

So I’ve made 50 brand new patches for their 2.7 release which brings great new features to the table; highlights being new oscillator algorithms (bend, sync, etc.) and optimized & updated filters. These new sounds are mainly Drum & Bass oriented and will be included in the factory content when the new version rolls out, which I believe to be 3rd of August. So check out my demo below, and if you wanna give SM 2.7 trial a go, here’s the link.

See you around.

-Emre.

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Rain City Riot Remix.

Hello. Here’s another remix I’ve made for a competition a while ago. I haven’t made it into the top tracks this time but still had a good time doing this and I’m making it available as a free download today. It’s somewhat Bhutanese Passport influenced so beware!

That’s all, I hope you like it. And don’t forget to grab a copy if you do.

-Emre.

(Background image by drakh.)

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Redux is out!

So a few days ago Redux was finally released. For those aren’t familiar with it, it’s basically a Renoise 3 instrument in VST/AU format. Or in more general terms, a sampler on steroids. On top of great modulation & FX routing capabilities it also features a fantastic phrase sequencer where you can go crazy with melodies, rhythms, arpeggios, chords, edits, unique tracker sample effects and whatnot. I really like this idea especially for people using a normal DAW instead of Renoise as you can pretty much get the best of both worlds in this system. So I definitely recommend you check it out and see for yourself. The demo is fully functional apart from a periodic subtle hiss and it’s packed with great sounding factory content.

Being a Renoise-head, I probably won’t be using it too often, but it will still be great to have on hand for visual projects where I’m obliged to use Reaper for video support. In that scenario I expect it to be much better than ReWire.

But of course there are other implications, for my blog at least. Once Renoise gets updated with all the goodies, any sound one can get out of Renoise will be convertible for any DAW which is bloody fantastic to say the least! I haven’t tested this throughly yet but I will definitely be moving this direction where I demonstrate how I approach making a sound, keeping it all Renoise (and maybe some freebie VST’s) and finally posting it in Redux format (in addition to wave sample of course) so that everyone can download and play around with it as they like. It’s not too different from what I’m doing right now but with this small tweak it could be much more helpful and convertible as opposed to just handing out the end product as a wave sample. I’ll try and get this to happen ASAP.

So that’s pretty much it. Kudos to the Renoise team for making such a fantastic product and offering it for a very generous price. For me it’s the best musical instrument ever created and I’ll be spending hours and hours on it for sure.

Big ups!

-Emre.

 

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My EatMe Remix

Hi. Here’s my entry for InternetDJ‘s EatMe remix contest. I’m not really into house or trance stuff nowadays but I’ve heard the original track on Renoise forums and I quite liked it so I’ve had a go at remixing it. It ended up being a bit weird as I think it’s not in 4/4 signature but it (mostly) works! It’s a free download so grab it if you like it.

Voting for the contest is quite a mission but if you wanna check it out anyway here’s the link:

http://www.internetdj.com/votingbooth.php?surveyid=28

See you around.

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Vorpal Music on Radio Tonka

Hello. Eatme, a talented fellow producer, will kindly feature one of my tracks on his radio show on Radio Tonka, which is a Netherlands based diverse underground radio.

The live broadcast is scheduled for 01:00-03:00 AM CET on Feb 28 2015 Saturday, so if you’d like to tune in, here’s the address:

http://www.denhaagfm.nl/luisteren

The show will be available for download later, and I’ll add the links when it’s archived.

Update: Here’s the archive. Just select 28 Feb 2015 between 02:00-03:00.

denhaagfm.nl/radio/uitzending-gemist

See you around.

-Emre.

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